Kate Durbin is a Los Angeles-based writer, cultural worker, and transmedia artist. She is author of The Ravenous Audience (Akashic Books, 2009), and co-author of Abra, forthcoming as an iPad app and artist book with the help of a grant from Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago. She has also written five chapbooks. She is founding editor of Gaga Stigmata, and her tumblr project, Women as Objects, archives the teen girl tumblr aesthetic. Her projects have been anthologized and featured by Poets and Writers, Salon.com, Huffington Post, The New Yorker, Spex, NPR, Hyperallergic,com, poets.org, Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion, Yale's The American Scholar, The Rumpus, and others. She is the winner of an &Now Innovative Writing Award.